How do we know that mentoring works? How do we know that a child would not have improved anyways? The … Read the rest
About Adar Ben-Eliyahu
Adar is a member of the Connected Learning Research Network. Before that, Adar Ben-Eliyahu (Developmental Psychology, PhD Duke University & Experimental Psychology, MA Bar-Ilan University) was a post-doctorate associate at the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Research and Development Center where she worked with Dr. Christian D. Schunn in the Science Activation Lab. As a MacArthur Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Connected Learning Network, at the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, Dr. Ben-Eliyahu’s research focuses on how relationships influence learning throughout the lifespan, with a specific focus on motivation, self-regulation, and engagement in academic/work and social life. Dr. Ben-Eliyahu is an expert in the use of structural equation modeling to develop scales using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, and the analysis of data using complex mediational models and latent growth curve modeling. She is interested in how using variable-centered and person-centered analyses contributes to our understanding of the data.
Entries by Adar Ben-Eliyahu
Long ago, psychologists recognized the important role that emotions can play in shaping the quality of our relationships and, more generally, our life courses. Emotions spark the bond between parents and … Read the rest
Are there differences in outcomes between youth who are mentored versus those who are not? What about youth who are in a group mentoring intervention versus those in one-on-one mentoring intervention? … Read the rest
Peer review refers to a process used for evaluating published academic work, grant proposals, etc. You may think of this process as similar to that of a teacher looking over … Read the rest
Why should we invest in
In evaluations of mentoring programs, we select questionnaires that we think measure various outcomes. So, for example, if we think that mentoring will improve self-esteem, we might give a questionnaire that asks mentees how good they … Read the rest
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 - MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 - Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.